Call of Duty Black Ops 2 lands in the UK, with celebrity fans out in force to celebrate

One of the most anticipated game launches has finally happened! November 13th 2012 has long been marked in the diaries of gamers across the globe and at midnight finally Call of Duty Black Ops 2 was available to buy so we could all once again do battle…

Each year numerous records are broken by COD, pre-orders records are broken, sales records are broken but another things that is becoming synonymous with the Call of Duty franchise is the epic launch party and 2012 was no exception on any level! Some of the UK’s biggest celebrity Call of Duty fans including Professor Green, Olympic medallist Louis Smith, pop-prince Conor Maynard, actor Alfie Allen and comedian Jack Whitehall, headed to Bloomsbury Ballroom to celebrate the launch of Call of Duty Black Ops 2, and it brought out the competitive side in all…

Hosted by football legend Chris ‘Unbelievable Jeff’ Kamara and Soccer AM front man Max Rushden they introduced us to a night of gaming, (responsible) drinking, MEATliqour food and music from Jaguar Skills…

Professor Green hit the war table for a head-to-head match with Olympian and Strictly Come Dancing star Louis Smith who proved he isn’t just a star on the dance floor when he trounced Professor Green and then came back for more, going up against footballers, Jack Whitehall and fellow gymnast Max Whitlock. Professor Green took it all in his stride however, taking to took to twitter to discuss his defeat.

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Millie Mackintosh didn’t let the boys have it all their own way though, admitting she wanted to prove that girls can hold their own in the gaming world, Millie took to the war table and took on boyfriend Professor Green, Conor Maynard, footballers Bradley Johnson and Frasier Campbell.

The game play sessions saw Conor Maynard take to the war table several times throughout the evening and shared his excitement with his hundreds of thousands of twitter followers. He also proved a bit of a hit with the cast of TOWIE with the likes of Mario Falcone and Ricky Rayment getting their pictures taken with him throughout the night.

In addition, talent from the Call of Duty Black Ops 2 creative team were in attendance with David Goyer scriptwriter for what will be the biggest game of the year and writer of biggest film of the year Batman, The Dark Night Rises joined the British contingency flying over from the States for the occasion.

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